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Fall 2020 Supplemental Instruction Schedule

Course (SI Leader) Time & Location
BIO 321 (Bailey Majtyka) Thursdays 6–8 pm (Online)
CHM 205 (Rachel Horowitz) Thursdays 6–8 pm (Online)
MTH 111 (Melissa Browne) Mondays 8–9 pm (Online)
Wednesdays 3:30–4:30 pm (Online)
MTH 122 (Barry Jones) Wednesdays 3:30-5:30 pm (Online)
MTH 201 (Stephanie Wisnowski) Tuesdays 2–3 pm (Online)
Wednesdays 3–4 pm (Online)

How do I attend an SI session online?

For MTH 111/122/201

Click here to join the virtual session.

For BIO 321/CHM 205

  1. Log in to Blackboard
  2. Open the BIO 321 or CHM 205 course page
  3. For BIO 321, select “Virtual Meeting Space” from the navigation menu on the left. For CHM 205, select “Virtual Classroom”
  4. Click on the session called “Supplemental Instruction

What is Supplemental Instruction (SI)?

Supplemental Instruction (SI) is an academic success program providing support for historically challenging classes. SI offers free weekly group study sessions outside of regularly scheduled class time focused on reinforcing course material and strengthening study skills. SI sessions are voluntary to attend and open to all students enrolled in the class. Sessions are led by either SUNY Brockport students who have excelled in the course and possess the study skills necessary for success or by a faculty member who has taught the course.  

Why should I attend SI?

  • Deepen your understanding of key concepts
  • Study with your peers in an informal environment
  • Develop skills that will help you learn more effectively and efficiently
  • Explore topics further & practice new problems
  • Receive immediate feedback from a trained SI Leader to help clarify confusing topics

Students who regularly attend SI typically achieve a higher course gpa than those who do not attend.

Who can benefit from SI?

Everyone! SI helps students improve comprehension of difficult concepts and explore new topics further to develop a deeper understanding.

My course is not listed, how can I get help?

If SI is not available for your course this semester, we recommend that you meet with a tutor. Check out the Math Tutoring Schedule or the Content Tutoring Schedule to see when tutoring is available for your course or to request a tutor.

Last Updated 10/27/20

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